Human experience must remain at the heart of technological advances.
The future’s bright… the future’s virtual?
As more companies move towards intelligent, natural voice controlled devices, is the writing on the wall for the keyboard and mouse?
The virtual reality service incorporates both vision and touch.
A new shopping experience from two retailing giants shows companies are embracing sensory marketing.
Your every fantasy can be brought to life.
It might not surprise you that virtual reality is already being used for sex. But the diversity of virtual sex options might.
If we’re super-wired in the future, will we also be super-vulnerable?
Imagining possible futures can help us plan a secure information technology environment for the years to come.
Virtual reality can trigger emotions that text can’t convey.
It can be hard to move people with just text or images. But virtual reality can let people experience others' lives, making it a potent tool for social change.
QUT researcher Kerrie Mengersen with hardware used to capture Amazon footage.
Virtual reality is enabling researchers to get first hand experience of remote environments, helping them make better decisions about their conservation.
Could the future of pain relief be all about virtual reality games and clinics designed to promote certain sounds and colours?
Indiana University football coach Kevin Wilson explains VR-enabled training to his players.
Indiana University Athletics
Virtual reality technology is a radical departure from traditional video presentation, with myriad applications in both consumer media and in athletic practice.
Virtual reality is improving in leaps and bounds.
From education to sport to sex, virtual reality has dozens of applications, and we're only just scratching the surface of its potential today.
Drone racing can be done indoors or out, as long as there are obstacles that make the course interesting.
There's a new sport in the making, with enthusiasts racing tiny drones through obstacle courses while wearing 3D goggles.
Is your business ready for the next wave?
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It won't happen overnight but it will happen.
‘Too much Call of Duty, not enough shopping’.
Is the shopping experience the next for a technological overhaul with virtual reality?
It’s all in the nose.
David Whittinghill/Purdue University
The nose knows how to get a hold of your senses when immersed in virtual reality.
Nothing can get to me now.
Staffan Larsson/Karolinska Institutet
Researchers have created an experiment that gives participants the illusion of being invisible.
No pain no game.
It won't be long until patients like me can ward off pain using virtual reality.
How does feeling you inhabit a body different than your own affect your racial biases?
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Maister et al.
In 1959, John Howard Griffin, a white American writer, underwent medical treatments to change his skin appearance and present himself as a black man. He then traveled through the segregated US south to…
Virtual worlds, but real-life therapeutic benefits.
Massil Benbouriche/University of Montreal
The quality of virtual reality systems – immersive, computer-generated worlds – has advanced dramatically in recent years, as can be seen by the expansive editorial from journalists testing Oculus Rift…
“I honestly can’t stand you guys in real life.”
Anyone who subscribes to an online hi-tech gizmo newsfeed can’t have failed to notice a certain preoccupation in the past couple of years on the part of developers to bring viewers close to the action…
With an Oculus Rift and a few off-the-shelf items, you can have virtual reality at home.
Virtual reality is no longer the expensive, cumbersome exercise it once was. Google Cardboard, launched at last week’s Google I/O conference, is a no-frills, cardboard frame that, when used with open software…